Tagged: event

4th Annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference Returns to Computer History Museum in Mountain View

SV Crowdfunding 2016

One of the longest ongoing crowdfunding events in this very young industry is taking place once again in the heart of Silicon Valley. The 4th Annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference returns to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View on March 3rd & 4th this… Read More

Latvian Marketplace Lender Twino is Not Magic, It is Reselling Short Term Consumer loans

Jevhenijs Kazanis Twino

Today at Finovate Europe in London, quite a few attendees were startled to hear Jevhenijs Kazanis, Twino’s CEO, confidently assert: “Twino will buy back any non performing loan after a 30 day period of delinquency.” How could that work? Many wondered. It was already startling… Read More

Nesta Schedules Event to Launch Alternative Finance Industry Report

British Pound UK

Nesta, in partnership with Cambridge University and KPMG, has scheduled a gathering to launch the UK Alternative Finance Industry Report. The event, which is open to the public, is an opportunity to discuss key trends in the UK crowdfunding and peer to peer lending (marketplace… Read More

SEC Publishes Agenda for Equity Markets Structure Advisory Committee

SEC Securities and Exchange Commission

The SEC has published the agenda for next week’s meeting of the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee (EMSAC). The bulk of the meeting will tackle the “Flash Crash” that occurred on August 24th, 2015.  This was a bone-jarring event that saw the Dow nose-dived 1000… Read More

OurCrowd Equity Crowdfunding Event to Host 3000 Investors & Entrepreneurs

Jon Medved

Global investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd is hosting its second annual Global Investor Summit this week in Jerusalem and organizers state this will be far bigger than year prior. According to OurCrowd, approximately 3,000 investors, entrepreneurs and corporate partners will join to participate in the conference… Read More

National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Schedules 2nd Summit for this March

NCFA Summit Cheers

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) has slated their 2nd annual gathering to be held in Toronto on March 3rd of 2016. The Canadian Crowdfunding Summit is crafted to be the most prominent event for leaders in the quickly emerging Canadian crowdfunding sector of finance…. Read More

China – US Event to Focus on Future of Marketplace Lending

Ning Tang

Industry representatives from the two largest economies in the world, China and the United States, will gather in San Francisco later this month to discuss the future of P2P / marketplace lending.  The conference is organized by Sync US International (Chi Mei International) a bilateral “resource”… Read More

Crowdfunder UK’s Jess Ratty At TedxBristol: “The Opportunity to Change the World Has Never Been So Tangible” (Video)

Jess Ratty

Last month, fellow of the Royal Society and brand communications manager of Crowdfunder UK, Jess Ratty, took to the stage of TedxBristol to share her insights on crowdfunding. The sold-out event was set to be one of the largest in the UK this year, with over 1,800 people… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Set To Participate In NextGen’s Equity Crowdfunding Conference


NextGen Crowdfunding has announced that reward-based crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, will be participating in its November 19th Equity Crowdfunding Conference in Santa Monica, California. Amanda Hat, Senior Director of Growth Innovation at Indiegogo, will join other industry leaders discussing current and future directions in crowdfunding.Aubrey Chernick, founder… Read More

Dr. Richard Swart & Sam Guzik to Present in Webcast Series on Title III Equity Crowdfunding

Swart Guzik

In the wake of final rules of Title III of the JOBS Act, Dr. Richard Swart and Sam Guzik on the rules that allow retail equity crowdfunding. The presentations is organized by NextGen Crowdfunding and is part of a broader online series initiative entitled: “Crowdfunding… Read More

CoAssets Recaps First Expo for Property & Investing Event in Kuala Lumpur

CoAssets Epic Malaysia 2015 ParkEasy

CoAssets, a real estate crowdfunding platform serving Southeast Asia, has just completed its first Expo for Property, Investing and Crowdfunding (EPIC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  According to company representatives, the event was a big success as S$ 15 million worth of deals consummated during the… Read More

Congressman Patrick McHenry Set to Keynote CfPA Event in December

Patrick McHenry

Congressman Patrick McHenry is scheduled to deliver the keynote address as the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) this coming December in Washington, DC.  McHenry has been investment crowdfunding’s biggest champion on Capitol Hill and is regarded as one of the principle architects of the legislation.  The… Read More

NextGen Crowdfunding Conference Gains Support of CfPA

NextGen Speakers

The NextGen Crowdfunding Conference has captured an important partner.  The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) has signed up to co-sponsor the inaugural gathering that is scheduled to take place in November. Noted securities attorney Sam Guzik, who is the CfPA President as well as a Crowdfund… Read More

Quotes From #LenditEurope: About China’s 2,000 Lending Platforms & More

Samir Desai and Peter Renton at Lendit Europe 2015

Part II: Seen & Heard at Lendit Europe If you missed attending Lendit Europe, you missed a great event. You can catch up on a selection of presentations on Lendit . For short skimming, we’ve selected a few thought-provoking quotes from day 2. You may also… Read More

SEC Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Scheduled for November 19th

Anthony Zeoli SEC Small Business Forum

The annual gathering at the Securities and Exchange Commission to discuss issues pertaining to SMEs is scheduled for November 19th, 2015.  The Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation has become a much-needed event for members of the business community to interact with SEC officials…. Read More

European Crowdfunding Network Releases Final Agenda for Annual Conference

Oliver Gajda ECN Paris

The European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) has published its final agenda for its annual gathering which is scheduled to take place in Paris later this month.  The 4th annual conference that connects crowdfunding platforms and Fintech entrepreneurs from across all of Europe will see speakers like… Read More